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I Believe That Laughter Is the Best Stress Relief

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    Stupid Americans

    Indian Chief, "Two Eagles," was asked by a white government official, "You have observed the white man for 90 years. You've seen his wars and his technological advances. You've seen his progress, and the damage he's done." The Chief nodded in agreement. The official continued...
    trilo2 trilo2 18-21, M May 12, 2012

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    The Cure!!

    It works for me. Very well infact. So much I love to spread the laughter, in whatever way possible. Sometimes people can get very desperate and waaaaaaaaaaaay too stressed. Laughter is the cure I tell you!!
    Luangi Luangi 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 20, 2008

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    Depends On the Type

    There is more than one kind of laughter.  Laughing AT people does not reduce stress, it simply reinforces prejudice and anger.  Laughing at YOURSELF and the complete absurdity of your self-importance and your vanities IS a good way to relieve stress, because it puts you...
    ElLagarto ElLagarto 56-60, M 5 Responses Jan 20, 2008

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    My Story

     I like watching humorous programs. Laughter gives me energy
    Kirsche Kirsche 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 15, 2008

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    hahahahahahahah comes with me.

    .. jungle trecking at national park pulau pinang malaysia this sunday..
    syam721 syam721 31-35, M Apr 2, 2014

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    Yes laugh when you can,

    it feels amazing. I love smiling too.. I encourage everyone to smile and laugh more often!! One love!
    roebeau roebeau 18-21, F Feb 27, 2014

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    The Best Medicine

    Laughter is truly the best medicine. Along with music, laughter helps me deal with my stress. It relaxes me and helps me focus. I can’t imagine not having these two things in my life, especially when I’m dealing with problems.
    Trident2012 Trident2012 18-21, M Jul 13, 2012

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    Me Too

    unless of course you are naked and with a person you were hoping to have sex with....uhm not that this has ever happened to me or anything....i'm just saying...you know it would probably cause more stress and make it difficult to perform and it would be a terrible blow to your...
    ihaveanameitsrick ihaveanameitsrick 46-50, M 4 Responses Feb 8, 2009

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    Laughing Until I'm Crying

    Because I allow stress to build up over long periods of time without displaying outward signs of distress, when I laugh I tend to laugh until I'm crying....and then I do this weird laughing/crying combination because all that stress is finally being let loose. Unfortunately, once...
    nastalgia721 nastalgia721 22-25, F Jun 16, 2012

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    The Student, The Businessman And The Biker

    There were three guys at a bar. One was a college student, one was a buisness man and the other was a biker. The student tells the two other men that it was his aniversary and he got his wife a pearl necklace and a trip to the Bahamas "**** if she doesnt like the necklace...
    trilo2 trilo2 18-21, M Dec 23, 2012

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    And kliemacks is second.

    Sometimes those trade places. But not often.
    Converted Converted 46-50, M Mar 22

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    When I Get Stressed

    I usually end up talking to a friend who will make me laugh. It really helps to get your mind off of the stress.
    deleted deleted 26-30 May 8, 2008

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    Tropic Thunder!

    Yes I do! That is why I watched Tropic Thunder before I went to work today and it put me in the best mood. That is the funniest movie I have ever seen in my life and I did not stop laughing from start to finish! Tom Cruise dancing! Need I say more, need I!!!! He...
    missadventurer missadventurer 22-25, F 3 Responses Nov 21, 2008

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    Lighten Up...

    I work in an office environment for a very large corporate company.  After my experience at various other jobs (landscaping, fast food, retail, etc.), I eventually found myself in my current position, and have been there for well over a decade now. I find...
    youzd youzd 36-40, M 1 Response Aug 2, 2008

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    It's the Best Way

    "Humor, a great stress reliever! Laugh, be happy and have less stress!" Catherine Pulsifer   “Laughter is the shortest distance between two people." Victor Borge   Good humor is one of the best articles of dress one can wear in society...
    Josie06 Josie06 56-60, F 2 Responses Nov 22, 2008

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    Laughing

    I don't know how many times i have had laugh attacks.LOL. My husband and i will be laying in bed and start laughing at the stupidest things. It's great i love it. Sometimes he thinks he is so funny and he can't stop laughing at himself, you can't help but to laugh.
    butterflies7 butterflies7 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 27, 2008

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    Going to the hot tub sometimes u just need to

    relax and be with friends <3
    deleted deleted 26-30 May 2

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    Memamsdaughter Memamsdaughter 41-45 Jun 15, 2014

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    So True!

    And especially true for me, as anyone who has browsed my experience list knows. It's just hard to be mean and grumpy when you're too busy chuckling! :-)  E. Bunbury
    EBunbury EBunbury 46-50, M 1 Response Jun 2, 2008

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    The Postman

    Three women were sitting around throwing back a few drinks and talking about their love lives. One woman said, "I call my husband the dentist. Nobody can drill like he does." The second woman giggled and confessed, "I call my husband the miner because of his incredible shaft...
    trilo2 trilo2 18-21, M Mar 17, 2012

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    I Love Family Guy

    Today isn't the best day and through band I was really quiet and not feeling up to par.  Feelin' pretty down and not thrilled with things right now, but I went to the Student Union place and after a while found a Family Guy clip I've been looking for and laughed so hard I...
    filthydieseltech filthydieseltech 22-25, F Sep 15, 2009

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    No not really I don't believe in that stuff but look how freakish Ariana's arms are😂
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    For the first time since he cheated a few months ago, I saw my ex-boyfriend and the girl he cheated with (an ex-friend) in the dining hall today. We were all at the same table...
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    August 26th 2015 Another late night visiting my wife in hospital last night. Preparing dinner for 10pm and falling asleep watching TV straight after eating. What a crazy treadmill...
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    I think it's important to try be happy in tough times like these. I feel overwhelmed trying to tho but I'm so grateful that there is alot of laughter where I work. Sometimes I slip...
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    It's a talent, really. I even manage get stressed out about yoga (which is totally silly and ironic when you consider that most of my stress stems for perfectionism :p). I could...
    ambivalentFriability ambivalentFriability 18-21 2 days ago

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    I have a lot of jokes and funny pictures in my head, waiting patiently for an inappropriate situation for me to remember them. Or sometimes someone might say something serious but...
    rickfreeman15 rickfreeman15 16-17 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    Okay so here's the deal, I have school in a week, I'm at a new highschool and don't have a ton of friends there. I have piano classes as well. Not to mention ballet starts this...
    smilesidster smilesidster 13-15, F 3 days ago

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    Technically, I don't. I emphatically disapprove of spanking children. I'm not here to debate that. I'm not only not interesed at all in getting into an argument, but I'm also not...
    TheCallipygist TheCallipygist 22-25, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I've been too old I wasn't too old for a spanking before. The last time I heard that, I was twenty-one years old. Thankfully, it didn't go beyond hearing that warning. Even so, I...
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    A child's laugh is one of the best sounds in existence. So natural. So pure.
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    I believe my good sense of humor is one of the best qualities I have. Even though i've been battling depression most of my life, a good laugh always makes my day. But for some...
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    Ever since school started last year, my life has turned for the worst when it comes to the stress. And it's steadily getting worse. I want out of the situation I'm in and the...
    odessa94 odessa94 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Through humor, you can soften some of the worst blows that life delivers. And once you find laughter, no matter how painful your situation might be, you can survive it.Life so...
    hideness hideness 16-17, M 5 Responses a week ago

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